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Stovin, Sir Frederick (1783–1865), army officer

E. M. Lloyd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Stovin, Sir Frederick (1783–1865), army officer, was born at Whitgift, near Howden, Yorkshire, the son of James Stovin of Whitgift. He was commissioned ensign in the 52nd foot on 22 March 1800, served with it in Pulteney's expedition to Ferrol, where he was one of the few officers actually engaged, and became lieutenant on 7 January 1801. He obtained a company in the ...

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